Report shows vast forest, shared by India and Bangladesh, is being rapidly destroyed by environmental change

ALARMING decrease in water flow down the rivers have caused high salinity in both water and soil of the Sundarbans causing a massive change in floral and faunal composition of the world's largest m

Data presented at a seminar on climate change in Pakistan highlighted trends where this South Asian country, which stretches from high, snow-capped mountains to a deltaic coast, could be in for a s

The Bangladesh Agriculture Minister, Begum Matia Chowdhury, today expressed concern over the problem of soil salinity in coastal areas and called for intensifying research and development activitie

Overfishing and plankton decline may have contributed to collapse of fisheries, risking dire consequences for Caribbean

Salinity stress limits crop yield affecting plant growth and restricting the use of land. As world population is increasing at alarming rate, agricultural land is shrinking due to industrialization and/or habitat use. Hence, there is a need to utilize salt affected land to meet the food requirement. Although some success has been achieved through conventional breeding but its use is limited due to reproductive barrier and scarcity of genetic variations among major crops.

Experts, selected by the Bangladesh and Indian governments, will sit for the first time on August 27-28 to jointly study the possible impacts of the construction of the controversial Tipaimukh Dam

Sea levels from Cape Hatteras to Cape Cod are rising at a faster pace than anywhere on Earth, making coastal cities and wetlands in this densely-populated U.S.

Rainwater can be a potential alternative source for tackling acute water crisis faced by rural and urban people, said experts yesterday.

MUMBAI: Waking up to the indiscriminate use of groundwater , the BMC has appointed Pune-based organization Groundwater Survey and Development Authority (GSDA )to study the effects of the excessive